Who We Are


iSAFF celebrates diversity and champions inclusion through films, arts, and culture to help build a stronger multicultural society and economy.


iSAFF is committed to contributing towards a strong, diverse, and inclusive Canadian society. Through arts and culture that play a critical role in strengthening communities and economies, iSAFF pursues progressive, innovative, and inclusive ways to celebrate South Asian stories, artists, and filmmakers of South Asian descent, and connect them to a global audience.


Diversity – Recognize and celebrate underrepresented South Asian artists, film industry professionals, and stories.
Integrity – Build trust with communities and be a champion of films, arts, and culture.
Inclusion – Include diverse voices to promote free expression and cross-cultural understanding.
Collaboration – Work with diverse stakeholders to combat intolerance and maximize positive social impact.